What is YOUR SimplicityQuest?

This summer has been interesting. Having spent the majority of it living in my cabin in the woods has given me a great deal of time to think about my own SimplicityQuest, but also helped to understand that everyone has a different idea of simplicity. Many would never...

No Buy July….

Every month I try to set a goal for myself. Many times they are fitness or health goals. This month I chose a financial goal that will help to create better health, mentally and physically, during this challenging time in history. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused...

Wednesday Morning Reflections…

I woke up this morning in the silence of the cabin. Silence in the sense of the noise that clutters our minds. No traffic, no TV, no loud alarm clock, no buzzing electrical appliances. Just the sounds of the birds singing and the cat wanting her breakfast! I got up...

Chill the F#$@ Out….

I have so much to say that I am not sure it can be relayed in one blog post, but here it goes. Seriously people, chill out. If there is one thing I have learned over the last five years, it is that life is brief. We never know when our last breath is going to be, or...

The Art of “Making Do”

I am sitting on my old broken desk chair at my laptop perched on a desk Steve got from a house he was working on. The fire is slowly dying down in the woodstove, which is the only source of heat here besides a little infrared heater we have in the bedroom for at...

Protein Bars

Protein bars don’t need to be prepackaged, filled with crap or difficult to make if you decide to do your own. Real ingredients can be put together quickly to create a filling and tasty bar. These leave room for the components you enjoy too. If you would like to...
Comfort Food-Cheesy Cauliflower

Comfort Food-Cheesy Cauliflower

Sometimes, even when you live the low carb lifestyle, you still just really feel the need for a nice pot of mac and cheese. Growing up, fixing a box of macaroni and cheese, with the cheese powder and a little milk and margarine were a staple. Now, of course we know...
Italian Meatballs with Creamy Parmesan Veggies

Italian Meatballs with Creamy Parmesan Veggies

Here is a quick and easy weeknight dinner. This one reheats well to take for lunch the next day if you have any left! Filled with good fats and proteins, you, and your kids will be full for hours! Oh, and this one meets the keto, and low-carb way of eating. Interested...